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Putin Signs Law Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

A week ago, Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, signed into law a contentious bill decriminalizing domestic violence between family members. No longer in the Russian criminal code, domestic violence is now treated like any other case of battery, an “administrative violation.”  Battery carries a maximum fine of 30,000 roubles ($502), community service, or a 15-day detention.…

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A Rundown of Recent Protests and Riots in Paris

After similar riots earlier this month, protests in Paris got violent again over the weekend. On February 2, a black man, identified only as ‘Theo,’ aged 22, was arrested in the district of Aulnay-Sous-Bois by police.  He alleged that one of the officers sexually assaulted him with a baton during the arrest. The arrest was…

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Taiwan, the U.S. and the ‘One China’ Policy

Some people are saying Trump made a bit of a questionable diplomatic decision this week. The relationship between the U.S. and China has always been a bit strained, so Trump’s phone call Thursday night to Chinese President Xi Jinping to wish him a happy Chinese New Year might seem like a good move on his…

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Trump’s Executive Orders, Explained

This article was written by Evan Spiegel for WIUX News. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as president almost two weeks ago, he has signed what appears to some to be a flurry of executive orders, from building a border wall with Mexico to repealing the Affordable Care Act to banning refugees and more. These…

IU Student Activists Inaugurate the Revolution

This article was written by Mark Bond for WIUX News. What’s the last piece of news you watched, read, or heard that bore no mention or ties to the January 20th inauguration of President Donald Trump? From the #J20 demonstrations to the Women’s March on Washington, perhaps the most historic inauguration in our nation’s history…

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WIUX Business Podcast Episode 2

This episode of the WIUX Business Podcast covers a variety of topics including: -The Business Word of the Day -Top Stories/trending business news (Samsung executive Lee Jae-Yong in trouble, crude oil prices on the rise, companies reviewing whether to move production to the U.S., Snap Inc.’s upcoming IPO, UK Pound falls to 3 month low,…